Friday Fun: Most Ridiculous Band Merch Ever

T-shirts aren't enough to compete in the gallery. Have you seen a range of merch more ridicuous than this? (Answer: No way.)

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Sometimes selling music isn't enough to keep a rock band alive. They need to tour hard, sell audio on every format available, and offer a killer line of merch to keep the funding coming in.

But sometimes a merch idea that sounds good on paper turns out to be a little unusual when it finally hits the production line - and then it's too late.

We've been scanning the internet for the most ridiculous band merch ever, and you wouldn't believe some of the stuff we found. Some of it is funny, some of it is lame, and some of it is just freaky. We're posting the images right here so you can actually believe us.

If you know of any LOL-worthy merch that we missed, share a link in the comments and we'll check it out.

Fall Out Boy Notebook

Hey emo kids! Something bugging you? Write all about it in this notebook, and tally the number of tears that stream down your face each morning so you can prove you're sadder than everyone else.

Animosity Sunglasses

I swear I got a pair of these free from McDonalds in the 90s that were better quality than these.

The Fully Down Foam Hand

This is actually pretty awesome. Kerrang magazine used to do one too, but this one is way better. It's like those green Hulk fists you can buy, but twice as rocking. Get me two!

Kiss Cereal

Kiss have released so much stupid merchandise that they could populate this entire list. The 'Kiss Kasket' for being buried in is probably the weirdest, but this cereal box caught out eye today. Seriously though, would you feed that to your children? I bet it has a nuclear amount of chemicals in it.

Manowar Condoms

Better to use these than nothing, but you wouldn't trust them, would you?

Wavves Grinder + Rolling Skins

Can you smell that? Oh, it's just a Wavves gig. Never mind.

Rammstein Dildos

Rammstein are known for their shocking live antics, but f--king hell! You've got to be a dedicated fan to want a cast from every band member's member.

If you've seen any merch more ridiculous than us (good luck!) then post a link in the comments and we'll check it out.

125 comments sorted by best / new / date

    Turnips86
    How inadequate must the rest of the Rammstein guys felt after seeing the second in from the right of that box?
    Basti95
    Does anyone else feel like they've just seen rammstein's dicks? *shudder*
    gkex
    I'm not sure that I could pick my own dick out of a lineup of that many without, like, picking them up. I mean, with them being mostly the same size and pink and all...
    Denjario
    The dildos are modeled after the band members' appearances, and not their actual penises apparently. Still hilarious... I wonder what would happen if someone bought that in a store while on vacation then took it through the x-ray at the airport, lol.
    N-D
    Most of the merch by KISS is just ridiculous. Also some merch by Slayer (e.g. those Slayer condoms))) and Flaming Lips. And, by the way, I remember some Manowar album covers (e.g. "Anthology"))) - so, I prefer not to trust them - especially about condoms
    m0t0psych0
    Some of the Flaming Lips merch is cool. I think it was with their six hour song that they had like 100 different abstract art discs you put on a spinning top thing. Then you use this light and it changes the look of the pattern. Really hard to explain, but you know what I mean. My cousin's fiance is a huge Lips fan and he purchased the gummy skull with the live Soft Bulletin recording. Apparently the outer of the skull is strawberry, but the inside is marijuana flavoured? Not sure, but you have to eat through the skull to get to the USB that has the Soft Bulletin live recording. Pretty damn cool if you ask me.
    sexasaurusrex
    Actually, as a diehard fan, the Rammstein dildos don't surprise me at all. I'd have been more surprised if they'd turned the idea down.
    DoktorHaifisch
    This caught my eye cause I'm a huge rammstein fan, and the LIFAD case is one of the dumbest thing, but I gotta correct you guys the dildos aren't cast from the actual band members. They're just random, look it up the guitarist (RZK) Said he wanted to put a black dildo in there just to be funny
    paddyirishman
    I got a fridge magnet with a My Dying Bride album. Granted, it's not as weird as a box of dildos but there's something profoundly confusing about a doom metal band deciding that fridge magnets might interest depressed metalheads. It's as weird as finding a Lego recreation of your own face in your friend's basement. I think the album in question is "Songs of Darkness, Words of Light".
    deadlydictator
    What about Mastodons Hunter Head
    rattfink777
    If you think about it Rammstein is a pretty good name for a dildo so it makes sense that they'd do that XD
    Rick_Diculous
    Not that they are that famous, but Turbo Fruits sell their own beer bongs at shows. Always found that humorous.
    aCloudConnected
    i once paid $10 for a dumb radiohead keychain made of plastic at one of their concerts because i was on ecstasy and thought it was a good idea my friend spent $35 on a poster
    Charvel1030
    I like that you get a free record on the back of the box...lol...that must sound ****in awesome
    Metalmaniac816
    I want half this stuff, f*k you UG. Pretty shitty article, except kiss cereal f*k gene simmon's greedy ass
    Charley2715
    Always nice to see such a healthy dose of sophistication being given to the comments of a UG article.
    Splinter2101
    For some reason, before I clicked on the link for this article....I KNEW there would be some jackass band that had Dildos with their name on it.
    Scarface88
    I know it's not a band, so sorry for going off on a tangent here, but you can get a Boca Juniors car battery.
    theotherguy7145
    Not ridiculous but Joe Perry has his own 'Boneyard Brew' (or something) hot sauce, and of course there's Dave Mustaine's own brand of coffee. Also, I enjoyed this article. Well done UG
    Whiteboy_az
    You forgot the KISS coffin
    bonjidonk
    "The 'Kiss Kasket' for being buried in is probably the weirdest" No, they didn't.
    the chalky one
    When I read the title of the friday fun, I thought I could top whatever they came up with...Nevermind.
    CrazyMick
    FUCK you UG!! for putting actual pictures of dildos on here. And if you have a problem for me saying FUCK after you put pictures of dildos on here.....this is the last time I ever come to your ****ing site.
    rockgodman
    You're on the internet and can't handle seeing dildos? You should probably leave the internet and never return
    Denjario
    He's afraid it might "give him the gay".
    Scourge441
    He does seem pretty butthurt...
    CrazyMick
    Mostly I am just amazed at the hypocrisy that I have referred to Jack White as a cock gobbling puppy ****er and been banned (after seeing the 20th jack white article of the day I might add)....yet dildos are fine.
    third(-)eye
    "I have referred to Jack White as a cock gobbling puppy ****er and been banned" MOOOOM, BOB YELLS AT ME WHEN I HIT HIM WITH THIS STICK!
    MickAlmighty
    I read that as 'MOOOOOB' and cried with laughter! Thought you were calling him a man-breast
    kerguitar08
    I applaud this article for putting in those Animosity sunglasses because I completely forgot how awesome that band was. Empires and Animal are great albums.
    Reanitheory1
    What I mainly like about the dildo's is who during the early shows of the Liebe Ist Fr Alle Da touring cycle, Till's microphone stand had them mounted on it.
    Mossis
    I don't think that the Wavves stuff is ridiculous, I mean they are a bunch of stoners...
    Slaytan666
    That actually DID look like a quality grinder.. I've never heard of the band, but I'd buy one.